Professor Chaudhry teaches in the fields of comparative politics, the political economy of development, the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Professor Chaudry received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her publications include The Price of Wealth (1997); “The Myths of the Market and the Common History of Late Developers,” Politics and Society (1993); “Economic Liberalizations and the Lineages of the Rentier State”, Comparative Politics (1993); and “The Price of Wealth: Business and State in Labor Remittance and Oil Economics,”International Organization (1989).